Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Mayor Extends Curfew and Amends Stay Safe Jackson Executive Order

(Jackson, MS) – Jackson Mayor Chokwe Antar Lumumba has extended the city-wide curfew issued on August 6 commencing at midnight on Wednesday, Aug. 12....

Why do we make it hard to work in Mississippi?

Wendy Swart has been a hairdresser for more than 30 years. So when she moved to Mississippi last year, she didn’t figure she would...

Reeves, Ole Miss, State: We Want To Play

While the 2020 college football season remains in limbo with the Big 10 cancelling their season and the Pac 12 waffling, Southeastern Conference Commissioner...

Legislature Overrides Gov. Veto, Spending Battles Remain

The Mississippi Legislature has beaten back a gubernatorial veto, pushing through the education bill that Republican Gov. Tate Reeves partially vetoed in July, while...

Medicaid savings through rideshare innovation

As the recent coronavirus pandemic has demonstrated, the healthcare system needs some rethinking and retooling. We are in great need of solutions that increase...

‘Punch in the face, stab in the back’: Legislature overrides Gov....

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaGov. Tate Reeves answers questions during a press conference concerning the coronavirus pandemic. The Republican-led Mississippi Legislature on Monday...

Can Mississippi afford its match for Trump’s $400-a-week unemployment order?

Eric J. Shelton/Mississippi Today, Report For AmericaPresident Donald Trump greets Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves during a rally at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, Miss., Friday,...

Mississippi’s pandemic jobs rebound among the nation’s best

Mississippi is doing better than most states when it comes to recovering from the economic shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.  Mississippi’s unemployment rate,...

Analysis: Budget Dispute Goes to 1 Judge in Hinds County

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi Republican legislative leaders helped defeat a 2015 education initiative by arguing that if someone sued the state over school...

Hinds County Elections: Safety Measures, Poll Changes and Jobs for 125...

The recruitment of 125 additional poll workers in Hinds County for the Nov. 3 general election is ongoing. They will help keep the polling...